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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pyongyang lacks means for nuclear strike on US, experts say

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 09:22am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington North Korea’s explicit threats this week to strike the United States with nuclear weapons are rhetorical bluster, as the isolated nation does not yet have the means ... lighter and diversified nuclear strike means,” an apparent reference to miniaturized nuclear weapons. It was the latest in a stream of invective from Pyongyang against what it apparently sees ...

  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Seoul sends North Korea US$6m in aid despite talks deadlock

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... of nuclear strikes on Washington and Seoul. Pyongyang said it was responding to annual US-South Korean military drills and UN sanctions over Pyongyang's February nuclear test. The rival Koreas ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korean patrol boat violates maritime border

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 03:17pm by AFP

    ... nuclear strike, and nuclear-capable US stealth bombers making dummy runs over the Korean peninsula. US defence officials have indicated – in an apparent effort to mollify the North ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea nearly ready for fourth nuclear test, Seoul says

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:49pm by AP

    ... ago, Pyongyang threatened nuclear strikes against Seoul and Washington in protest over tougher US sanctions following its third bomb test. ... Associated Press in Seoul South Korea's defence minister says Pyongyang is ready to detonate a nuclear device as soon as the decision is made but may hold off N Korea 'nearly ...

  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    US reinforces Pacific missile defences as North Korea authorises strike plans

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... yesterday by announcing it had authorised plans for possible nuclear strikes on US targets. US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said Pyongyang's increasingly bellicose threats combined with its ... for military action against the US, possibly involving nuclear weapons. While few of the North's threats have been matched with action, South Korea said it appeared to have moved a medium-range ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    US flies B-52 bombers over South Korea in warning to North

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 06:18pm by AFP

    ... pre-emptive nuclear strikes on the South and the United States. Little said a B-52 from Andersen Air Force base in Guam, flew over South Korea on March 8 as part of a military exercise dubbed “Foal ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul The United States said it was flying training missions of nuclear-capable B-52 bombers over South Korea, in a clear signal to North Korea at a time ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea offers South guarantees to reopen Kaesong industrial zone

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 05:58pm by AFP

    ... crossing the border with supplies at the height of nuclear tensions. The Kaesong project generated roughly US$90 million annually in wages paid to the North's state agency that manages the zone. The companies had no oversight on how much was paid to workers, most of them women on assembly lines. North Korea threatened nuclear strikes against the South and the United States after ...

  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea threatens sanctions over North Korean firing of Scud missiles

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 10:32am by AFP

    ... of pre-emptive nuclear strikes. By contrast, this year's drills began as relations between Seoul and Pyongyang were enjoying somewhat of a thaw. They overlapped with the end of the first reunion ... with an estimated reach of between 300km and 800km, making them capable of striking any target in the South. It is not unusual for North Korea to carry out such tests, which often go unreported by South ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea threatens to renege on reunions with South

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:47pm by AFP

    ... and the North has repeatedly demanded that they be called off. The NDC voiced particular outrage over what it said were US B-52 bombers “carrying out nuclear strike drills” off the Korean peninsula ... on the Korean peninsula. Last year’s exercises resulted in an unusually sharp and extended surge in military tensions that saw North Korea issue apocalyptic threats of nuclear war. ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea sends 'open letter' to South urging improved relations

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 11:51am by AFP

    ... routinely condemns as a rehearsal for invasion. Last year they coincided with a surge in tensions, which saw the North threatening pre-emptive nuclear strikes. In its letter, the NDC stressed ... that the real obstacle was South Korea. "Before finding fault with the precious nuclear force for self-defence to which [North Korea] has access, they should make a bold decision to stop ...




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